"Yes I read the 9th [amendment]. It doesn't say **** about abortion." -Jamesrage
3. (in laws, directives, etc.) must; is or are obliged to: 'The meetings of the council shall be public.'
shall. Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com Unabridged. Random House, Inc. Shall | Define Shall at Dictionary.com (accessed: December 22, 2011).
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The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
I think you just lost your argument. Perhaps, like another poster, you'd like to dispute the definition of "shall" as well. . . . .